A number of publications and theses have been published, with more to come!
See below for a list of publications and theses from our group:
- Drew, D.M., Downes, G.M., Seifert, T., Eckes-Shepard, A., Achim, A. (2022). A review of progress and applications in wood quality modelling. Current Forestry Reports, 8, 317-332. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s40725-022-00171-0.pdf?pdf=button.
- Eckes-Shephard, A. H., Ljungqvist, F. C., Drew, D. M., Rathgeber, C. B., Friend, A. D. (2022). Wood formation modelling–a research review and future perspectives. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 1-21. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.837648.
- Drew, D.M. (2021). Exploring new frontiers in forecasting forest growth, yield and wood property variation. Annals of Forest Science, 78, 29-30. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s13595-021-01054-3.pdf.
- Keret, R., Hills, P., Drew, D.M. (2023). The evolution of in vitro tracheary element systems from annual to perennial plant species. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC), 153, 257-271. The evolution of in vitro tracheary element systems from annual to perennial plant species | SpringerLink.
- Mandigora, B.G., Drew, D.M. (2022). Enhancing predictive precision of dominant height projection equations for eucalypts by incorporating rainfall and temperature terms. Southern Forests, 84, 271-282. Enhancing predictive precision of dominant height projection equations for eucalypts by incorporating (tandfonline.com).
- Saunders, A., Drew, D.M. (2022). Measurements done on excised stems indicate that hydraulic recovery can be an important strategy used by Eucalyptus hybrids in response to drought. Trees, 36, 139-151. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s00468-021-02188-7.pdf.
- Saunders, A., Drew, D.M. (2022). Stomatal responses of Eucalyptus spp. under drought can be predicted with a gain-risk optimization model. Tree Physiology, 42, 815-830. https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpab145.
- Saunders, A., Drew, D.M., Brink, W. (2021). Machine learning models perform better than traditional empirical models for stomatal conductance when applied to multiple tree species across different forest biomes. Trees, Forests and People, 13, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tfp.2021.100139.
- Schoeman, L., Drew, D.M. (2023). Advanced imaging and quantification of the cambium and developing xylem in eucalypts using X-ray micro- and nano-computed tomography. IAWA Journal. https://doi.org/10.1163/22941932-bja10135.
- Tonkin, C. (2023). M.Sc. thesis. Carbon allocation and biomass accumulation within eucalypt clones with contrasting water use strategies. content (sun.ac.za).
- Gakenou, O. (2021). M.Sc. thesis. Parameter testing and application of the 3PG model for Eucalyptus grandis x urophylla on the Zululand coastal plain, South Africa. http://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/124237.
- Saunders, A. (2021). Ph.D. dissertation. Investigating the photosynthetic and hydraulic trade-off during drought recovery in eucalypts. https://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/124576.
- Mfuni, T. (2021). M.Sc. thesis. Assessing forest yield and site suitability for Eucalyptus grandis x E. urophylla in coastal Zululand, South Africa, under climate change scenarios. https://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/124841.
- Mhlabane, F.S., Hale, N., De Villiers, A. (2020). M.Sc. project project. A mathematical model of wood growth. Submitted in partial fulfillment of a structured Master’s degree at African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) South Africa. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cZEpoyTv02QVA5rMLr_57QjXrO_e0NNu/view.
- Sibiya, G. (2020). M.Sc. thesis. Predicting growth and future yield in Eucalyptus grandis x urophylla stands using the CABALA process-based model. Submitted in partial fulfillment of an M.Sc. (Forest Science) at Stellenbosch University. http://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/110324